The Place Where My Spirit Breathes

maskéko-sákahikanihk. This summer, I took a four day intensive néhiyawéwin class. I'm learning my language, slowly. This class was the beginning of a commitment to push myself further towards this goal. I live in Ottawa now, but I'm a prairie girl through and through. Going back home is a necessity in staying grounded and connected… Continue reading The Place Where My Spirit Breathes

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Epic Summer Road Trips: #AuntiesDoPortlandia2015

Exactly one year ago, I was on possibly one of the best road trips of life. It's one of those once in a lifetime trips that I still wonder if it actually happened. Good thing there's pictures to prove that it did!

Continuing Traditions in the Delta

When I think of my culture, I think of the beauty and absolute richness of it. Between the barren lands and boreal forest lies my mothers hometown - Inuvik. Located on the mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, Inuvik is the ancestral home to both the Inuvialuit and Gwich’in people. I was 17 when I… Continue reading Continuing Traditions in the Delta

Land of Luxury – Salt Spring Island, BC

Today you are getting a sneak peak into my trip to the ever-so-lovely and trendy Salt Spring Island. Originally claimed as Coast Salish territory,  it was a bit odd and unsettling to hear some of the trails we walked on were “owned” by others. Salt Spring Island is now an investment dream town for the… Continue reading Land of Luxury – Salt Spring Island, BC